Small, shallow cup

Nubian
Meroitic Period
about A.D. 30–175


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 139

Dimensions

H 2.4 D 5.45; TK 0.3

Accession Number

24.3193

Medium or Technique

Glass and Paste

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Very small, shallow cup with slightly rolled rim. Made of a yellow clay/glass paste. Extremely fragile. Some small fragments missing.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West, Room B) Pyr. 139, 1922: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

(Accession Date: August 21, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition